BSc (Hons) Top-up

Children & Young People's Mental Health (Top-up)

3 Years
September 2024
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Are you already working in the health sector and looking to help children, young people and their families with mental ill health? Then our BSc in Children & Young People's Mental Health is for you.

Why study with us

  • This is a post-registration course for professionals who want to work in children and young people's mental health.
  • The course has been developed in response to local and national policy in child and young people's mental health practice.
  • The course is highly relevant as it was developed in partnership with clinical practice experts from the University.
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What you'll do

  • This course is all about meeting the developmental needs of healthcare practitioners to improve the quality of care delivered to children, young people and families.
  • More than ever, healthcare professionals need to respond to the variety of service demands made on them, driven by policy changes.
  • You must be working within a relevant child and adolescent mental health context.


Course delivery

This is a distance learning course which is taught entirely online with no face-to-face teaching.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Nursing degrees are really hands on and mix academic work with real life, hands on experience. I enjoy the clinical sessions being taught in the University and doing placements in different areas of the field.
Sumayya Alam
BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult)
United Kingdom

Future careers

Our BSc in Children and Young People's Mental Health aims to help professionals in child and adolescent mental health services to improve their practice and develop specialist knowledge and skills.

Fees and funding

Part-time£975 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£975 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£975 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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